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The Lander Community Foundation (LCF) announces the recipients of their Open Grant Program.  This program awards up to $1500 to local charitable organizations that provide programs and services to Lander-area residents.  

The Lander Community Foundation is thrilled to support all 24 organizations who applied with awards totaling $25,150. This is over $5,000 more than last year’s grant award amount and significantly more than the first $4,500 awarded 8 years ago.  “We are proud to have been able to offer increasingly more money every year since 2012,” explained Foundation Board chair Liz Lightner. “Over the life of the program we have been able to issue 118 grants totaling $110,440,” says Liz.

 

The 24 winning organizations are:

Lander Care & Share Food Bank

Wyoming Climbers’ Alliance

Fremont Co. Symphony Orchestra

Lander Art Center

Lander Live

Lander Children’s Museum

Lander Pet Connection

Promoting Arts in Lander Schools

Maker Space 307

Alpha Recreation Center

Big Horn Restoration Group

Lander Pioneer Association

Lander Friends of the Library

Fremont County Big Brothers and Sisters

Lander Nordic Ski Association

LOTRA Parade Committee

Almost Home

Lander Golf Club

Lander Cycling Club

Lander Area Pathways

Search and Rescue Color Guard

Help for Health

First Stop Help Center

Museum of the American West


Additionally, the Lander Community Foundation is kicking off the 2019 Challenge for Charities campaign, a community-wide fundraiser for local nonprofits with a matching gift. To find out how a nonprofit can participate in the Challenge for Charities go to www.landercommunityfoundation.org.